Business News Digest - July 2012

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In this issue:

- What Do Healthcare Reform and the "Fiscal Cliff" Have In Common? Tax Increases

- Department of Labor Disagrees with First Circuit’s “Natural Reading” of SO

- FCPA Investigation Follows Allegations of Improper Payments to Customs Officials in Kazakhstan

- Real Parts: DoD Continues to Develop Policy on Counterfeit Electronic Parts

- Seventh Circuit Answers Question of First Impression: Cat's Paw Theory Exposes Co-Workers to Individual Liability for Retaliation Claims under Section 1981

- Sequestration: What Government Contractors Need to Know

- What You Need to Know About the Temporary Duty Suspension Process Act of 2012

- Advertising News & Analysis - June 7, 2012 Edition

- Advertising News & Analysis - June 14, 2012 Edition

- Advertising News & Analysis - June 21, 2012 Edition

- Advertising News & Analysis - June 28, 2012 Edition

- IP Buzz - June 2012

- The Download - June 2012

- Upcoming Events

- Honors and Awards

An excerpt from "Seventh Circuit Answers Question of First Impression: Cat's Paw Theory Exposes Co-Workers to Individual Liability for Retaliation Claims under Section 1981"

In the employment context, the cat’s paw theory has traditionally permitted an employee to sue his or her employer for discrimination or retaliation when the final decision-maker is influenced by a subordinate employee with a discriminatory or retaliatory motive.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Government Contracting Updates, International Trade Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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